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50DMC.Concept takes DeLorean back to the future [w/video]

The DeLorean DMC-12 was, for a brief but shining moment, the dream of the 1980s motorist. Eventually failed in the cold, hard, reality of bad business deals and sketchy engineering, the gullwing DeLorean has nevertheless refused to go away. The injection of stardom from Back to the Future and the motoring media's near sycophantic obsession with the wild life of John Z. DeLorean have given the brand legs that wouldn't have been believed in the darkest days of 1983.

4Author of Ready Player One gives away DeLorean via book 'Easter Egg' contest [w/video]

If you have a geeky bone in your body and haven't read Ready Player One, stop reading this right now and get your hands on a copy. Author Ernest Cline has created an amazing universe within the story by drawing on some of the best elements of both science fiction and fantasy genres, along with '80s pop culture. From Star Wars, Battlestar Galactica and Firefly to Dungeons and Dragons, Ladyhawke and classic Atari games, Cline leaves no stone unturned. The plot centers around an eccentric billionai

AddIn Detail: Electric DeLorean DMC-EV

It isn't easy to take something from the automotive world's past and bring it into the future, but if you're going to do it, what better candidate than a DeLorean?

14Epic EV to supply Electric DeLorean with composite bodies

The arrangement that has Epic EV supplying the drivetrain for the DMC Electric DeLorean has apparently been working out so well that the two companies have decided to tap yet another of Epic's areas of expertise: composites.

28Swedish skier specs out his Lamborghini for the slopes

We saw lots of intriguing mod jobs at SEMA this year. But among them we didn't see one Lamborghini with a ski rack. Not one! Leave it to the Swedish, then, to show us the way.

132013 DeLorean EV hits the track

The electric DeLorean DMC-12 is coming 2013, so says Humble, Texas' reborn DeLorean Motor Company. That was the shocking announcement made by DeLorean in mid-October at the DMC Texas Open House.

342013 DeLorean EV hits the track

The electric DeLorean DMC-12 is coming 2013, so says Humble, Texas' reborn DeLorean Motor Company. That was the shocking announcement made by DeLorean in mid-October at the DMC Texas Open House.

AddDeLorean Motor Company Announces Electric DMC-12

If you're going to build an EV, why not do it with some style? The Texas-based DeLorean Motor Company that revived the perennial cult favorite DMC-12 announced that it will be producing an all-electric version of the car for 2013. That's right, the car that got Marty McFly Back to the Future is going green.

28Great Scot! DMC announces all-electric DeLorean for 2013

Given the car's iconic classic/futuristic status, it's no surprise that the DeLorean DMC-12 is a popular car for DIY electric car conversions. That an honest-to-goodness official DeLorean EV is coming from Humble, Texas' reborn DeLorean Motor Company itself, though? That we did not see coming. It makes sense, though. If you're gonna build a time machine electric car, why not do it with some style?

46Great Scot! DMC announces all-electric DeLorean for 2013

Given the car's iconic classic/futuristic status, it's no surprise that the DeLorean DMC-12 is a popular car for DIY electric car conversions. That an honest-to-goodness official DeLorean EV is coming from Humble, Texas' reborn DeLorean Motor Company itself, though? That we did not see coming. It makes sense, though. If you're gonna build a time machine electric car, why not do it with some style?

15Video: Translogic turns its attention to DeLorean

Translogic takes a look at the DMC 12 – Click above to watch video after the jump

68Rumormill: DeLorean Motor Company considering rescuing Pontiac Solstice?

DeLorean Motor Company Pontiac Solstice renderings – Click above for high-res image gallery

12eBay Find of the Day: DeLorean twin-turbo prototype engine

DeLorean Twin-Turbo PRV-V6 Prototype Engine – Click above for image gallery

7DeLorean's stillborn 40-foot bus

var digg_url = 'http://digg.com/autos/DeLorean_s_stillborn_40_foot_bus'; Glomming onto a Federal program in the 1970s meant to spur the development of more accessible buses, DeLorean Motor Corporation saw a potential revenue stream. Not that the DMC 80 had anything to do with their now cult-classic sports car, it wouldn't have even been built by DMC. An example of how badge engineering and pimping platforms has been going on forever in the automotive business, DeLorean was essentially plannin

20Great Scott! Could new DeLoreans be coming?

There's still a Delorean Motor Company, but it's not in the business of building new vehicles. At least not yet. The Texas-based firm purchased a lot of the assets of John DeLorean's original entity when it went belly-up, and it, along with its regional affiliates, does a brisk business keeping the dream alive. There are about 6,500 of the 9,000 DeLoreans produced still out there, but stocks of viable restoration candidates are petering out. Every time some child of the 1980s builds a replica of

9eBay find of the day: Lost sketches of Delorean super luxury sedan

A few months back we told you about 10 pages of sketches done by John Delorean in 1980 that wound up on eBay. Well, this time 24 more pages of Delorean notes are up for auction dating all the way back to 1976. The sketches show details of a still-born DMC super luxury sedan that could easily be on the market today. Delorean's scribbles suggest air bags, a $49,999 price tag, front-wheel drive, carbon fiber door reinforcements, and a turbocharged rotary engine, among other ideas. Some of the notat

7eBay find: DeLorean sketches

John Z. DeLorean began his automotive career in 1947 when he worked part time at Chrysler while in college. From there, he rose fairly quickly in Detroit and after securing the vice president position of car and truck production for GM, DeLorean quit and formed DeLorean Motor Company.

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